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Alumnus Spotlight: Robbie Leffel, Energy Commerce

Robbie Leffel, a 1984 petroleum land management graduate from Texas Tech University, currently serves as president of RD3 Consulting LLC, where he provides input and insight into crude oil lease purchases and sales, as well as logical solutions to the end markets. Prior to joining RD3, Leffel worked his way from vice president of crude […]

Alumnus Philip Lang Supports Student Scholarships with Donation to Endowment

Rawls College alumni Philip Lang was recently honored as a 2016 Distinguished Alumni for his outstanding dedication to Texas Tech University and its students. Philip and his wife, Amy, have a long giving history with the Rawls College. Not only do they continually support student scholarships with financial contributions, but Philip also served on the […]

Austin Keith Speaks with RBLP Students About Loving His Job

This story was written by Rawls Business Leader Laura Montoya. Austin Keith – owner of over 17 wine, liquor and spirits stores known as Pinkies – recently spoke with Rawls Business Leadership Program students about keys to finding success after graduation. Through his leadership, Pinkies has expanded throughout West Texas and has put their name […]

Rawls Ambassadors Apparel Fundraiser

The Rawls College of Business Ambassadors are selling jackets, cardigans and vests, available in men’s and women’s sizes. We accept cash or checks payable to the “Rawls College of Business Ambassadors.” For interested individuals, order forms are available in the Dean’s Suite of the Rawls College building. For more information, contact Jessica Carrillo at jessica.carrillo@ttu.edu. […]

C.H. Robinson Supports Supply Chain Students

With its ongoing effort to become an industry-leading 3PL provider, C.H. Robinson begins its leadership training with students interested in the supply chain industry. At the Rawls College, C.H. Robinson hosted a Supply Chain Breakfast for members of the Tech Supply Chain Association. The breakfast served as an opportunity to network and learn from professionals […]

Student Org. Spotlight: Multicultural Student Business Association

The Multicultural Student Business Association is an organization focused on the professional development of students, as well as the creation of a diverse community of leaders within the Rawls College of Business. Who is eligible to join MSBA? All undergraduate and graduate students are eligible to become members of MSBA. Faculty and staff of Texas […]

REO Students Earn First in Case Study Competition

Four members of Texas Tech University’s Real Estate Organization (REO) recently placed first in an undergraduate case study competition sponsored by the North Texas Chapter of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC). Of the four years that this competition has been held, Texas Tech has attended three times – earning first place twice and […]

Rawls College Appoints New Area Coordinator

The Rawls College has named Dr. Jaeki Song as the new area coordinator for the Area of Information Systems and Quantitative Sciences. Song is the Jerry S. Rawls Professor of MIS at the Rawls College of Business at Texas Tech University. His primary area of research is the innovations in Information Systems.  Specific research issues […]

Dr. Ron Mitchell Participates in International Research Panel

Ron Mitchell, professor of Entrepreneurship and Jean Austin Bagley Regents Chair in Management, recently presented a paper at the 2016 Zurich Extension: Tensions in Stakeholder Research Conference in Zurich, Switzerland. Mitchell’s paper combined concepts from exchange creation and organizational economic theories to suggest a reliable means to identify strategic factor stakeholders: providers of resources requisite […]

Morris Wilkes Discusses Influential Leadership with RBLP Students

This story was written by Rawls Business Leader Amanda McIntire. The Rawls Business Leadership Program recently hosted guest lecturer Morris Wilkes. Wilkes was born in Lubbock and grew up on a farm in northern Lubbock County.  He graduated from Texas Tech University with a journalism degree and a minor in speech communications.  He spent 13 […]